Elizabeth Moyle

12 January 1837–16 March 1861 (Age 24)
Luxulyan, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Moyle was born on 12 January 1837, in Luxulyan, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Rowe Moyle, was 28 and her mother, Phillippa Beer, was 21. She married Chauncey Griswold Webb on 15 February 1857, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in St Budeaux, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Fairfield Township, Cedar, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died on 16 March 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chauncey Griswold Webb
Elizabeth Moyle
Marriage: 15 February 1857
Lealius Rose Moyle Webb
James Webb

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 February 1857Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 9
    Iowa is the 29th state.

    Name Meaning

    Cornish: probably a nickname from Middle Cornish mōl ‘bald’, though its development to Moyl(e) is irregular.Welsh: nickname from moel ‘bare, bald’, equivalent to Middle Cornish mōl (see 1 above).English: variant of Mule or Moule .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Elizabeth Moyle

    Elizabeth Moyle was the second child and was born 12 January 1837 in Plymouth, England. She was nineteen when she traveled west with the First Handcart Company. Soon after reaching the Utah Valley, El …

    Sources (22)

    • Eth Webb in household of C G Webb, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Eliza in entry for James Chancey Price Webb, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Elizabeth Moyle in household of John Moyle, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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